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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2018, 12:52:11 pm »
I've got some factory 18" wheels off our S-Line that would like to get rid of. 

Pretty kerbed from memory and no tyres, plus we are in Auckland so probably doesn't stack up for you.
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2018, 01:01:15 pm »
Probably best to stick with 17s - I like the ride on this car. I have the urq for a harder ride :D Well, I will have. Soon.
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Re: I Bought an A4!
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2018, 02:43:51 pm »
Yes! Well the CD player does, I burned 6 CDs and loaded them into it this morning. Sounds really good, too.
I haven't tested the tape deck yet.

Be careful using burnt CD's, Mine got radio now has them stuck inside , supposedly pretty common from what I've heard
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #23 on: February 01, 2018, 04:02:24 pm »
Be careful using burnt CD's, Mine got radio now has them stuck inside , supposedly pretty common from what I've heard

I'd like to get some sort of Bluetooth link in there instead. The car was available with optional Bluetooth but I suspect retro-fitting would be a pain.

Got the wheel alignment done today. It wasn't far out despite the kerb grinding!

Next bit of fun - find out how bad those ditchfinder tyres are in heavy rain and wind. Wish me luck!
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2018, 04:08:43 pm »
as this will be a city beater...

keep the crap wheels, shiny new ones will just get kerbed again

and get some decent tyres if the present ones prove to be useless at staying out of ditches.

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2018, 10:14:00 pm »
I've got some factory 18" wheels off our S-Line that would like to get rid of. 

Pretty kerbed from memory and no tyres, plus we are in Auckland so probably doesn't stack up for you.

What size are they ?

and off which car ?
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2018, 11:18:19 pm »
I'd like to get some sort of Bluetooth link in there instead. The car was available with optional Bluetooth but I suspect retro-fitting would be a pain.

Got the wheel alignment done today. It wasn't far out despite the kerb grinding!

Next bit of fun - find out how bad those ditchfinder tyres are in heavy rain and wind. Wish me luck!

Mine has a aftermarket Bluetooth module plus a USB interface for music in the glovebox, seems to work alright , I'm pretty sure it was installed by ACAP in Auckland
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2018, 07:58:22 pm »
A modern Audi and a classic Audi.

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #28 on: February 09, 2018, 02:12:41 pm »
A modern Audi and a classic Audi.

Brave.

Something like that!!

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #29 on: February 09, 2018, 09:14:15 pm »
Check the oil level regularly between services.  Ours sometimes uses a little bit and other times doesn’t use any.

Not talking huge amounts, maybe 500ml.
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #30 on: February 11, 2018, 08:14:53 pm »
Changed the air filter and managed to dislodge the pipe to the throttle body in the process. Not sure it was on properly as that clamp was tight!



It took me ages to get it back on using mole grips on the clamp!
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #31 on: February 13, 2018, 12:40:12 pm »
The wife took the A4 to work today so I can get four new tyres for her Premacy. Hope she doesn't like the Audi too much.
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #32 on: February 13, 2018, 01:58:31 pm »
The wife took the A4 to work today so I can get four new tyres for her Premacy. Hope she doesn't like the Audi too much.

If she does, you'd just have to get another, like a 2015 A4 Quattro with 3L TDI.  Or an S4

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #33 on: February 17, 2018, 08:28:30 pm »
Changed the oil today. It was definitely due.

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #34 on: February 20, 2018, 10:52:39 am »
Must be a comfy ride with those 17" wheels and standard suspension. Mines got 19" DTM wheels along with sline suspension and RS4 sway bars, the ride is not what you'd call comfortable xD
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #35 on: February 20, 2018, 11:31:20 am »
Yeah it's good. Don't want to mess it up by changing too much :)
Not convinced by those cheapo tyres in the wet though, need to do something about that.
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2018, 04:04:46 pm »
Small improvements. Definitely not a mod.

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2018, 06:47:17 pm »
No... not a mod at all  ;)

Improvements are perfectly fine on a car that you "aren't modifiying"  :laugh:

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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #38 on: February 21, 2018, 02:57:42 am »
Yeah it's good. Don;t want to mess it up by changing too much :)
Not convinced by those cheapo tyres in the wet though, need to do something about that.

I drove on some (near new) $75 tyres on a borrowed car last month. I could not believe how bad they were, especially in surface water conditions. I guess they do no testing at all, just whack on a tread pattern that looks like it should work...
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Re: I Bought an A4! 2006 3.2 quattro
« Reply #39 on: February 21, 2018, 09:13:20 pm »
And NZ'ers just lap up cheap tyres.
Best get rid of them Rob. I wouldn't want my wife driving around on bargain basement tyres.
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